Abbey Steele

Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Amsterdam

Abbey Steele is an Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Amsterdam, and author of the book Democracy and Displacement in Colombia's Civil War. She holds a PhD in political science from Yale University (2010). Her research interests include civil wars, violence, and state-building. Between 2010 and 2012, she was a postdoctoral research associate at Princeton University with the Empirical Studies of Conflict project. She has conducted research in Colombia since 2002, when she was a Fulbright scholar. Her work has been published in the Journal of Conflict Resolution and the Journal of Peace Research.